Marriage, separation, and divorce in England, 1500-1700 /

Why did England alone of all Protestant jurisdictions not allow divorce with remarriage in the era of the Reformation? Kesselring and Stretton argue that the answer lies in a distinctive aspect of English law - its common-law formulation of coverture, the umbrella term for married women's legal...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Authors: Kesselring, K. J. (Author), Stretton, Tim, 1963- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2022.
Edition:First edition.